What to Expect When Getting Your Boiler Repaired

May 9, 2024

A boiler is one of the best heating systems you could have in your home. They are highly efficient, quite cost-effective to run, durable, and always evenly warm a home. However, like all other mechanical systems, boilers are susceptible to wear and tear, breakdowns, and other problems over time. Even though they take much longer to malfunction when compared to other systems, it is a matter of “when” rather than “if.” So, if you suspect that your boiler is having problems, you should act quickly and get it repaired. Here’s what to expect in the process. Understanding

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Does Spring HVAC Maintenance Help With Allergies?

April 28, 2024

After months of winter, spring is often a time many people look forward to. However, besides the trees and flowers coming to life, there is also pollen, which may trigger allergies. If you have seasonal allergies, then the start of spring may be a challenging time. One way to deal with this is to have a functioning HVAC unit that you maintain regularly. At Smedley Service, we offer an annual maintenance plan at the start of spring. Here is everything you need to know about our spring HVAC maintenance plan and its relation to your allergies. What Happens

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How Does a Water Softener Work?

March 2, 2024

Water softeners have become increasingly popular in the past decade. As a homeowner, you may have heard of other people having a water softener but you might be unsure about its functions and why you would need one. In this article, we will help clear up any confusion and answer these questions and more. Understanding Hard Water Before we go over what a water softener is, it can be helpful to start by explaining what hard water is. The water in your home’s main water supply will have a hardiness rating. Some regions may have more

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What is The Average Lifespan of a New Heat Pump?

February 6, 2024

Heat pumps provide a high-efficiency and versatile HVAC system option that ensures year-round comfort for homes in Layton and the surrounding areas. Unlike traditional heating and cooling systems that rely on fossil fuel, heat pumps don’t burn any fuel, making them a more environmentally friendly choice. The big question then becomes how long you can expect to continue enjoying these benefits when you install a heat pump. The average lifespan of a new heat pump is 15 years. However, several factors will influence the number of years of service you can expect to get out of your

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Understanding the Importance of Tankless Water Heater Maintenance

January 4, 2024

A tankless water heater provides an energy-efficient and economical way for households to obtain hot water on demand. While tankless water heaters have become increasingly popular compared to traditional models, these appliances require adequate maintenance to prevent premature component failure and to ensure that the unit reaches its full life expectancy. Tankless water heaters require regular professional inspections, and they may also need more frequent maintenance if you have hard water or prefer the highest water temperatures. A look at the significance of regular maintenance can provide insight on keeping your unit in excellent condition. What

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How Your HVAC System Is Affected by Different Weather

December 14, 2023

The HVAC equipment in your Layton, UT, home protects you from temperature extremes. However, your heater and air conditioner are vulnerable to the elements too. With winter temperatures dipping as low as 20 degrees Fahrenheit and summer highs reaching the 90s, many factors can cause serious HVAC stress and damage. Read on to find out what they are and how to mitigate them. Outdoor Heat Pump and AC Condensers Whether you have a heat pump or an air conditioner installed, you’ll want to take year-round care of the outdoor condenser. Mounted on a concrete or composite

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What the Heat Exchanger in Your HVAC System Does

November 15, 2023

The more you know about the heating and cooling equipment in your Layton, UT home, the easier it will be to maintain it. Heat exchangers rank among the most important components in residential furnaces. Not only do they handle the transfer of heat, but they also determine furnace efficiency and safety. When they stop working or develop adverse changes in their structural integrity, residents are at risk of carbon monoxide (CO) exposure and poisoning. The following is everything you need to know about heat exchangers and their role in the heating process. Heat Exchangers Extract Heat From

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When Is the Best Time of Year to Replace My Heating and Cooling System?

October 19, 2023

If your HVAC system has begun to show signs of aging or no longer operates at peak efficiency, it is time to start considering upgrading to a new system. But what is the best time of year to contact an HVAC company and schedule an appointment for a system replacement? A look at the best times of the year can help you make an informed decision. What Are the Signs That It Is Time to Replace Your HVAC System? Most would agree that HVAC systems that break down entirely need immediate replacement. But what if your

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6 Proven Ways to Summer-Proof Your Home’s HVAC

August 17, 2023

Utah heat is no joke, particularly in the summer when day temperatures in Layton and the surrounding area reach up to 79 degrees Fahrenheit. You’ll want a functional HVAC when summer starts so that you can enjoy cooler and more comfortable interior conditions. To achieve this, you need to prepare your system for the hot months. Keep reading to learn more about ways to summer-proof your home’s HVAC. 1. Clean or Change the Air Filters Every HVAC has air filters to clean the air circulating through your system. Over time, dust, dirt, and other particles

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8 Essential Tips for Efficient Air Conditioning Maintenance in the Summer

July 14, 2023

To ensure optimal performance and longevity of your AC system, regular maintenance is key. By following a few simple guidelines, you can keep your AC running smoothly and efficiently throughout the whole summer season. When you follow these tips and contact one of our professionals at Smedley Service for summer maintenance, you will maximize the abilities of the AC in your home. Keep Your AC Clean One of the fundamental aspects of AC maintenance is keeping it clean. Regularly check the outdoor unit for debris such as leaves, twigs, or dirt that may obstruct airflow. To

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